comb with figure; comb is long and rectangular, with four wide teeth and a rectangular base, carved with patterns; on top of base is a seated figure whose feet rest on the top of the base; figure's legs bend at knees and torso is square; arms are bent at elbows, so that hands rest on either sides of the face; face has wide, thin mouth, a small nose that points straight ahead, and two large, oval eyes that rest flat on either side of head; on top of head is a striped band, that has a flat top and protrudes out into space; tan in color overall

Comb, 20th century

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Gift of Raymond A. and Ruth A. Reisterexpand_more  2015.62.33

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Title
Comb
Role
Artist
Accession Number
2015.62.33
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comb with figure; comb is long and rectangular, with four wide teeth and a rectangular base, carved with patterns; on top of base is a seated figure whose feet rest on the top of the base; figure's legs bend at knees and torso is square; arms are bent at elbows, so that hands rest on either sides of the face; face has wide, thin mouth, a small nose that points straight ahead, and two large, oval eyes that rest flat on either side of head; on top of head is a striped band, that has a flat top and protrudes out into space; tan in color overall